Business Meeting Agenda

Draft Agenda Subject to Change

Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 3:30 – 5:00 PM ET 

  1. Opening Remarks
    • Boyung Lee, President
  2. Regular Business 
    1. Approval of Agenda
    2. Approval of 2021 Minutes 
    3. Election of Slate of Nominees
      1. Other Nominees from the floor
      2. Nominations Voting by Zoom poll
    4.  Budget Report (Tony Vrame)
      1. Balance Sheet as of 3.31.22
      2. Profit and Loss Sheet as of 3.31.22
      3. 2023 Budget 
      4. Approval of 2023 Budget
    5. Horizon Board Report (Hosffman Ospino)
    6. Journal Report (Joyce Mercer)
    7. Executive Secretary Report  (Lakisha Lockhart)
    8. Networking Coordinator Report (Mary Hess)
  1. Special Initiative: Inclusive Excellence (Anne Walker)
    1. Hiring of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer 
      1. Dr. Christine Hong started July 1, 2022 
  1. 2023 Annual Meeting (Mary Hess, Jos de Kock, Karen Marie Yust, & Ronelle Sonnenberg)
    1. Proposing a Program Theme 
    2. REA 2023 Theme and CFP
    3. Date: July 10-14,  2023
    4. Location: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
    5. Proposal deadline:  1/30/23 (Papers 5/26/23) 
  1. Bylaw Updates: REA bylaws (Lakisha Lockhart) changes highlighted in yellow
    1. Article V. Terms of Office   Section 5 -Addition  that the treasurer also chairs the Finance Committee
    2. Article VI. Salaried Staff   Section 4 – Addition of DEI Officer as a salaried staff member
    3. Article VII. Standing Committees   Section 2h -Addition of Finance Committee as Standing Committee  
  1. Upcoming: (Boyung Lee) 
    1. Networking Coordinator Position Opening up
    2. Staff evaluation for current Networking Coordinator & Executive Secretary
    3. Voting on next Vice President 
    4. Website Renewal Committee for upcoming Website redesign
  1. Announcement of Elected Chairs and Members (Lakisha Lockhart) 
    • Treasurer
    • Proposal Committee, Chair
    • Public Life & Global Community, Chair
    • Publications Committee, Chair
    • Advancement Committee, Chair
    • Harper/Wornom Committee, Member (3 spots)
    • RE in Faith Committee, Member (2 spots)
    • RE in Academic Disciplines & Institutions Committee (2 spots)
    • Advancement Committee, Member (2 spots)
    • Public Life & Global Community Committee, Member
  1. Adjournment (Boyung Lee)

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